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English adjective: waxing

1. waxing (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases

SamplesThe waxing moon passes from new to full.


English noun: waxing

1. waxing (act) the application of wax to a surface

Broader (hypernym)application, coating, covering

2. waxing (event) a gradual increase in magnitude or extent

SamplesThe waxing of the moon.

Broader (hypernym)increase


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